The Secret opened the world to the power of positive thinking. Now, Law of Attraction will guide you through every step toward getting the life you've always desired and deserved.
Have you noticed that sometimes what you need just falls into place? Perhaps you've met the perfect client or life partner merely by being at the right place at the right time. On the other hand, there are some people who find themselves in one terrible relationship after another or who seem unable to shake off their bad luck.
These experiences are evidence of a very powerful force. It's called the Law of Attraction, and right now it's attracting people, jobs, situations, and relationships to you. The Law of Attraction can be defined as: I attract to my life whatever I give my attention, energy, and focus to, whether positive or negative.
Now, with this book, readers can learn how to use the Law of Attraction deliberately and integrate it into their daily life. By doing this, they will attract all they need to do, know, and have so they can get more of what they want and less of what they don't want. With its easy-to-follow 3-step formula (Identify Your Desire, Give Your Desire Attention, and Allowing), complete with tips, tools, exercises, and scripts, Law of Attraction shows readers how to:
- Attract their ideal mate and ideal relationships
- Increase wealth and abundance
- Improve their business with more customers, clients, and referrals
- Discover their ideal job, true calling, or career
- and more!
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About the Author
Michael J. Losier was introduced to the subject of Law of Attraction in 1995 and became a certified practitioner of NLP (Neuro-Linguistic Programming, a technique that uses psychological and behavioral modification). A faculty member of the Law of Attraction Training Center, he grew up in a blue-collar community in New Brunswick, Canada, and now makes his home in Victoria, B.C., Canada.
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Law of Attraction
By Michael Losier
Grand Central PublishingCopyright © 2007 Michael Losier
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Chapter OneDeliberate Attraction
In the next section you are going to discover how to use the Law of Attraction more deliberately. To do this, you'll learn an easy 3-step formula. In addition to learning the steps and following along with two case studies, you can participate by filling in the blank worksheets I have provided. More worksheets are available at www.LawofAttractionBook.com/worksheets.html
If you are not sure what specific area of your life you'd like to apply Deliberate Attraction to, simply choose the area that you feel the least satisfied with. It could be your relationship(s), career, health, business or your financial situation.
I recommend you finish reading the remainder of this book and then go back and do the exercises, applying them to the specific area you've chosen.
The 3-Step Formula for Deliberate Attraction
Step 1: Identify Your Desire
Sounds easy, right? Most people are not very good at knowing what they do want, however, they are very good at identifying what they don't want. In this step you'll learn why knowing what you don't like is helpful.
Step 2: Give Your Desire Attention
The Law of Attraction will give you more of what you give your attention, energy and focus to. This step will teach you how to do just that, simply by learning how to choose your words.
Step 3: Allow It Wondering why you're not manifesting your desires? The speed at which your desires come to you depends on how much you're Allowing. This is the most important step.
Identify Your Desire
Give Your Desire Attention
Step 1 - Identify Your Desire
The first step in making the Law of Attraction work for you is to be clear about what you want. The challenge, however, is that most people are not good at knowing what they DO want but they are good at identifying what they DON'T want. Knowing what you don't want is actually good news. As you'll discover in this section, knowing what you don't want will become a helpful tool for you.
What is Contrast?
Contrast, as it applies to the Law of Attraction, is anything you don't like, doesn't feel good, or causes you to be in a negative mood. The moment you identify something in your life that feels like contrast and you spend time complaining about it, talking about it, or declaring that you don't want it, you are offering a negative vibration. The Law of Attraction then responds to your negative vibration by giving you more of the same.
Is Contrast Helpful?
Yes. By observing contrast and identifying it as something you don't want, you become clearer about what you do want. Simply ask yourself "So, what do I want?" In other words, you can use the contrast to gain clarity about what you do want by answering that question.
Take your first boyfriend or girlfriend, for example. Chances are you're no longer with that person and from that relationship you have a list of things that you didn't like. This is your list of contrast. It is this list that will help you become clear about what you do want in a partner.
Observing contrast is essential because it helps you to become clearer about what you do want.
Why Is It Important to Identify Contrast?
You are already experiencing clarity whenever you observe contrast in your life.
Imagine you are riding in your car with your best friend who insists on fiddling with the radio dial. Your friend chooses a heavy metal station that you hate. You begin to feel stressed.
After five seconds of the music you say to yourself "This is my car and I'm not listening to this for one second longer." You reach over and change the dial to your favorite station, which plays adult contemporary music. Instantly, you feel happier and more relaxed.
Notice how you become clear about what you like by paying attention to what you don't like? In other words, your contrast has provided you with clarity.
To help you observe contrast briefly, say, "So, what do I want?"
How Long Is Briefly?
The key to getting what you want without getting stuck focusing on what you don't want is to briefly observe contrast.
Only you can decide how long briefly is. For some, experiencing contrast in a relationship may last for years; for others, contrast is observed for a short time. You might decide to end a relationship on the first date.
Notice that when you experience contrast around smells, sounds, or tastes, your tolerance is minimal. Think about these statements:
How long would you smell something that doesn't smell good?
How long would you listen to music that doesn't sound good?
How long would you eat something that doesn't taste good?
In these cases, you are observing contrast briefly and changing it to clarity, FAST.
There are, however, a few areas of your life where you may observe contrast far too long:
Generally, the least amount of time you spend putting your attention, energy and focus toward contrast, the better. The Clarity Through Contrast process, which you'll learn from this book, will help you with this.
Identify what makes you feel good and do more of it.
Your Goal is to Limit Contrast in All Areas of Your Life
It's OK to feel good in all areas of your life. Does this sound selfish? It's OK to be selfish when you understand that being selfish is simply an act of self-care.
Selfish = Self-Care
Are you selfish about what you eat?
Are you selfish about what you smell?
Are you selfish about what you wear?
Are you selfish about what you listen to?
I'm encouraging you to be selfish in all areas of your life, especially in your:
In these four areas people tend to have lots of negative emotions and observe them for a long time, in many cases, years.
The Clarity Through Contrast Process
The Clarity Through Contrast process will assist you in becoming clearer about your desires.
Here are some prominent areas in your life where clarity is beneficial:
Life partner relationships
Next we'll examine two case studies that illustrate how the Clarity Through Contrast Process helped generate clarity.
After teaching the Law of Attraction to thousands of students, I've collected wonderful stories about people whose lives have been changed working with this process. There's something about seeing someone else's story in print that really makes this tool come alive, so I've included two case studies that represent two common areas where people use the Law of Attraction to get more of what they want.
Janice's story will show you how the 3 steps, Identifying Your Desire, Giving it Attention, and Allowing can work in attracting an ideal relationship. Greg's story focuses on another difficult issue for many people - money.
Janice - Relationships
Janice, 34, is tired and frustrated because she continually has the wrong kind of guy showing interest in her. She complains that she attracts men who are unavailable, insensitive, and who seldom make her a priority.
Janice decided to use the Law of Attraction to attract her ideal relationship.
She began the process of Deliberate Attraction with Step One, Identify Your Desire, using the Clarity Through Contrast Worksheet. Take a look at Janice's worksheet on the next page.
In Janice's case, she was able to build a large list of contrast by recalling a number of past relationships, and what she didn't like (contrast) about those relationships.
Janice made her contrast list on Side A. She recalled three past relationships during this exercise and took a couple of days to build her list.
Janice read each item on her list and asked herself "So, what do I want?" After she wrote the answer on Side B, she struck a line through the matching contrast on Side A.
Note: In our example we have listed 9 items on Janice's list. This exercise is most effective when you add as many items as possible to your contrast list (50-100 items). The more contrast you identify, the more clarity you'll generate.
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Table of Contents
What Others Are Saying About This Book 3
A Brief History of the Law of Attraction 5
You're Already Experiencing the Law of Attraction 7
The Science of the Law of Attraction 9
Making Reference to the Law of Attraction 11
Positive and Negative Vibrations 13
Non-deliberate Attraction 17
Observing Sends a Vibration 19
Understanding the Significance of Your Words 21
Words, Words, Words 21
Why Is There Such an Emphasis on Words? 21
Words That Are Causing You to Attract What You DON'T Want 22
Resetting Your Vibration 27
Deliberate Attraction 29
The 3-Step Formula for Deliberate Attraction 30
Step 1 Identify Your Desire 30
Step 2 Give Your Desire Attention 30
Step 3 Allow It 30
Step 1 Identify Your Desire 31
What is Contrast? 31
Is Contrast Helpful? 31
Why Is It Important to Identify Contrast? 33
How Long Is Briefly? 35
Your Goal is to Limit Contrast in All Areas of Your Life 37
The Clarity Through Contrast Process 38
Step 2 Give Your Desire Attention 51
Giving Attention Increases Vibration 51
What am I Including in My Vibrational Bubble? 52
Am I Including It or Excluding It From My Vibrational Bubble? 53
Two Tools for Raising Your Vibration to Fuel Your Desire 57
Tool #1 Rewording Your Affirmations to Make Them Feel Better 61
Tool #2 The Desire Statement Tool 62
How to Create Your Desire Statement 69
Step 3 Allow It 73
It's All About Allowing 73
The Allowing Game 76
Where Does Doubt Come From? 81
What is a Limiting Belief? 81
How Can You Identify Your Limiting Beliefs? 81
A Tool to Help You Allow 83
Formula for Creating Allowing Statements 84
How to Create Your Own Allowing Statement 88
More Tools to Help You Allow 91
Tool #1 Celebrate the Proof (Evidence) 93
Tool #2 Record Proof of the Law of Attraction 95
Tool #3 Appreciation and Gratitude 99
Tool #4 Use the Expression, "I'm in the Process of..." 101
Tool #5 Use the Expression, "I've Decided..." 102
Tool #6 Use the Expression, "Lots Can Happen..." 103
Tool #7 Ask for Information 104
Tool #8 Make Yourself an Attraction Box 105
Tool #9 Create a Void or Vacuum 106
Tool #10 Allow the Law of Attraction to Figure It Out 107
Putting It All Together 110
Beyond the 3-Step Formula 111
Become More Abundant and Attract More Money 113
Tools for Including the Vibration of Abundance in Your Vibrational Bubble 116
Tool #1 Record Evidence of Your Abundant-ness 116
Tool #2 Always Say Yes to Money 119
Tool #3 Hold Onto That Check 119
Relationships and Your Vibration 121
Your Negative-Nelly 123
How to HOLD Your Positive Vibration 124
Attracting Your Ideal Relationship 125
Tip #1 Don't tell anyone your date was a flop! 127
Tip #2 Build your Contrast list 127
Tip #3 Move on if it doesn't feel right 127
Tip #4 Tell why it matches 127
Parents and Teachers: Learn How to Teach the Law of Attraction to Children 129
Tools for Teaching the Law of Attraction to Children 133
Tool #1 Magnetic Board Game 133
Tool #2 On-Off Light Switch Poster 133
Tool #3 The Secret-Question Reminder 134
Tool #4 Family or Group Meeting 134
Putting It All Together 136
Staying Connected to the Message of the Law of Attraction 137
Support and Resources 137
References and Suggested Reading 138
Special Appreciation 139
Excerpt from Law of Connection 141
About the Author 151